Tag Archives: Congress

Feinstein: An Enemy of Journalism

Senator Feinstein pushes to end real journalism Senator Dianne Feinstein thinks that Congress has the authority to decide who and what a ‘real journalist’ is. Along with supporters such as Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill), Senator Feinstein has proposed an amendment to the Media Shield law that would define who a journalist is and not what they do. This is an attack on the First Amendment and creates a limitation as… Read More »

NSA Powers Must Be Curtailed by Congress

Congress must fight to rein in powers of NSA On Sunday, American author Naomi Wolf posted a message on Facebook, referring to an article by The Guardian that was posted on August 2nd. Wolf also posted a similar message on Twitter: CALL every lawmaker about the push to legislate NSA spying out of our nation – especially JUSTIN AMASH & RON WYDEN: http://t.co/QYFNRujrGl — Naomi Wolf (@naomirwolf) August 4, 2013… Read More »

Veterans: Fewest in Congress Since 1940s

US has fewest veterans in Congress since Second World War On Wednesday, November 21st, USA Today broke an article, written by Susan Davis, titled “Fewest vets in Congress since 1940s.” This article addresses the decline in military veterans serving in our U.S. Congress. This article was printed in the Thanksgiving special edition of USA Today. Here is the URL of the earlier, online version of the article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/11/20/fewer-congress-vets/1716697/ According to… Read More »

Sanders: Firebrand senator of Vermont

Senator Sanders speaks of issues that affect the American public Senator Bernie Sanders describes this as the worst economic times since the Great Depression, where the top 1% richest people in the U.S. own 40% of the total wealth in the U.S., where Working class America is stuck ‘footing the bill’ to bail-out corporations who engaged in reckless and in many cases illegal financial behavior. There have been few representatives in… Read More »